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Tony Bates: Resources on e-portfolios

Tony Bates: Resources on e-portfolios | Media and Information Literacy for Next Gen | Scoop.it

Tony Bates:

 

"In education, a ‘portfolio’ refers to a personal collection of information describing, documenting and recording a person’s achievements and learning. Portfolios are used for many different purposes such as a tool for evaluating leaning, for accreditation of prior experience, for continuing professional development, to assist a job application, or for a certification of competences acquired through a course or from work experience . An educational portfolio is mainly used to encourage personal reflection and involves the exchange of ideas and feedback. Many people have already used some kind of portfolio. Most of them have built a portfolio to collect evidence required to get certificates or to show what they have learned in a concrete situation or training. The development of information and learning technologies has led to the development of digital portfolios or electronic portfolios, commonly referred as e-Portfolios."


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, November 26, 2014 11:02 PM

Bates has filtered the Internet for e-portfolio resources and panned out some pure gold. 

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Free reference manager and PDF organizer | Mendeley

Free reference manager and PDF organizer | Mendeley | Media and Information Literacy for Next Gen | Scoop.it
Easily organize your papers, read & annotate your PDFs, collaborate in private or open groups, and securely access your research from everywhere.

 

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http://www.mendeley.com/

 


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What the Library of Congress Has for Teachers: Primary Sources and Tools and Techniques to Use Them | Teaching with the Library of Congress

What the Library of Congress Has for Teachers: Primary Sources and Tools and Techniques to Use Them | Teaching with the Library of Congress | Media and Information Literacy for Next Gen | Scoop.it

Primary sources are more important to teachers than ever before, and the Library of Congress makes it easy not only to find great primary sources, but also to quickly and effectively use them in your teaching.

The Library is one of the world’s largest sources of free primary sources, with more than 30 million items available via easy searching at www.loc.gov. U.S. history, English and language arts, science, world history and cultures–there are primary sources for almost every discipline.


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Sheila Fredericks's curator insight, August 25, 2013 10:56 AM

LOC is a great resource!

Maria Jose Vitorino's curator insight, August 25, 2013 6:26 PM

boas ideias

LundTechIntegration's curator insight, August 26, 2013 11:15 AM

Primary sources are so important for CCSS.